Former Lambeth Waterworks Muniments Building


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Listed Building
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Seething Wells Hall of Residence, Kingston University, Portsmouth Road, Surbiton, KT6 5PJ


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Statutory Address:
Seething Wells Hall of Residence, Kingston University, Portsmouth Road, Surbiton, KT6 5PJ

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Greater London Authority
Kingston upon Thames (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 17280 67287


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/03/2018


PORTSMOUTH ROAD Kingston University Seething Wells Halls of Residence Former Lambeth Waterworks Muniments Building

(Formerly listed as Lambeth Muniments Building, Seething Wells, PORTSMOUTH ROAD) 29-OCT-03

GV II Muniments building for waterworks, currently a store. 1850-2 by James Simpson for the Lambeth Waterworks in Romanesque style. Built of stock brick in English bond with sandstone dressings and hipped slate roof with moulded sandstone cornice. One storey: 9 x 3 bays. The long sides facing south west and north east are of nine bays, the ends of three bays.

EXTERIOR: The north east elevation has three large recessed panels, each with three round-headed arches with Diocletian windows, sandstone impost blocks and plinths. The second and fifth openings from the left have round-headed doorcases containing double wooden doors with built-in fanlights. The south west elevation is similar but with one doorcase in the second arch from the left. The end elevations each have a similar panel with three Diocletian windows.

INTERIOR: Roof has metal trusses.

In 1995 the building became part of a hall of residence complex to Kingston University.


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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